Candy Darling

Candy Darling
1944 - 1974

Candy Darling  American Actress


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Candy Darling passed away on 21st Mar 1974 aged 29.


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American Actress Candy Darling passed away on 21st Mar 1974 New York City, New York, USA aged 29. Born James Lawrence Slattery on 6th November, 1944 (Scorpio) in Long Island,Forest Hills, New York USA and educated at DeVern School of Cosmetology, Baldwin, Long Island (1961), Candy Darling is most remembered for Andy Warhol superstar. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Candy Darling is a member of the following lists: People from Massapequa Park, New York, Transgender and transsexual actresses and Actresses from New York City.


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First Name Candy
Last Name Darling
Full Name at Birth James Lawrence Slattery
Alternative Name Hope Slattery, Hope Dahl, Candy Cane, James "Jimmy" Lawrence Slattery, James Lawrence Slattery
Age 29 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th November, 1944
Birthplace Long Island,Forest Hills, New York USA
Died 21st March, 1974
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Leukemia, Lymphoma
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School DeVern School of Cosmetology, Baldwin, Long Island (1961)
Occupation Text Actress (8 credits) Self (1 credit) Archive footage (10 credits)
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Andy Warhol superstar
Official Websites
Father James Slattery
Mother Theresa Phelan (book keeper)
Brother Warren Phelan (half brother)
Family Member Donald (uncle)
Friend Julie Newmar (actress), Andy Warhol (artist), Jackie Curtis (writer), Cyrinda Foxe (actress)
Favorite People Joan Bennett (actress), Kim Novak (actress), Lana Turner (actress)

Candy Darling (November 24, 1944 – March 21, 1974) was an American transgender actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. She starred in Andy Warhol's films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Underground.

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Silent Night, Bloody Night1972GuestMovie
Der Tod der Maria Malibran1972Movie
Women in Revolt1971CandyMovie
Klute1971Discotheque Patron (uncredited)Movie
Lady Liberty1971Transvestite (uncredited)Movie
Some of My Best Friends Are1971Karen, HarryMovie
Brand X1970Marlene D-TrainMovie
Flesh1968Candy - a TransvestiteMovie


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hyperkineticstarlingFeb 5, 2012

A movie about Candy Darling premiered last year.

ethan rogersSep 3, 2009

Rest in peace you were beautiful!

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